Here are six facts that every teen should know, along with specific ways to get your point across.
Talking point: Using a condom isn't as effectiveor as easyas you think.
The abusive partner may use a combination of behaviors, such as verbal abuse and emotional abuse, or physical and sexual abuse.
Verbal and emotional abuse can happen in person, online, or through text messages.
Additional advice: "A couple may not put on a condom until the last minute," says Paul Fine, MD, associate professor of gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, "and in the heat of passion, he might not have the control he usually has, so that's never foolproof." Besides, you get pregnant before ejaculation; so-called pre-ejaculate is "loaded with sperm," says Dr. A 2002 study of college students documented typical condom misuse, slippage, and breakage.
Of the men surveyed, 40% said that they had failed to leave space for ejaculate at the tip of a condom, for instance, and 15% had taken the condom off before completing intercourse.
Unfortunately, most teens have different views than their parents when it comes to what constitutes a sex talk.
Regardless of how you describe it, Catalyst can give you tools and support to help you recognize what makes a relationship healthy or unhealthy, because everyone deserves to be treated with equality and respect.
Teen Dating Abuse can be defined as: A pattern of abusive behaviors that are used to gain power and control over a current or former dating partner.
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